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Thursday, April 20, 2023

Meeting Agenda

This meeting will be held in-person, along with being offered via Zoom Webinar Platform, and broadcast on the City’s YouTube Channel at: 

Zoom Information and Link: 

Webinar ID: 821 8971 0542     Passcode: 992498

The Board of Adjustment of the City of Wildwood will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 20, 2023, which will begin at 6:30 p.m., at Wildwood City Hall, in the City Hall Chambers, 16860 Main Street, Wildwood, Missouri 63040, and via the online meeting platform (Zoom).  Written comments are encouraged and can be submitted via the City’s website until Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. (CST).  All comments submitted for these purposes will become part of the record, pertinent to the applicable case number, and be promptly provided to the Board Members for their review.  

The purpose of this hearing is to consider requests for variances to certain Zoning Ordinance regulations or interpretations of their intent made by the Director of Planning relating to the individual properties identified below. Please review the individual notices of publications pertaining to your petition of interest for information relating to it.   To report any inaccuracies in the text or seek further information about these requests, please contact the Department of Planning and Parks at (636) 458-0440, prior to the hearing date. At this public hearing, the following requests will be presented to the Board of Adjustment for consideration and action: 


B.A. 7-23 James and Mary Fears, 16204 Marina Del Ray Lane, Wildwood, Missouri 63040

– request an exception to the Minimum Yard Requirements (General) and the requirements set forth in the approved Planned Environment Unit (PEU) Ordinance No. 12935 for the purpose of replacing an existing railroad tie retaining wall with a stone block type, which will have a maximum height of nine (9) feet, upon the property at 16204 Marina Del Ray (Locator Number 24U510453, Harbors at Lake Chesterfield Addition – Lot 85), which would authorize a northern side yard setback distance of three (3) feet in lieu of six (6) feet and a front yard setback distance of seventeen (17) feet in lieu of twenty (20) feet. This request is contrary to the requirements of Chapter 415.140 R-3 10,000 square feet Residence District Regulations of the City of Wildwood Zoning Ordinance and the Planned Environment Unit (PEU), Ordinance No. 12935, approved by St. Louis County Council in 1987. (Ward Seven)


B.A. 8-23 John M. Copeland, 18025 Shepherd Valley Road, Wildwood, Missouri 63038

– requests an exception to the Minimum Yard Requirements (General) for the purpose of constructing a new, in-ground swimming pool, with associated concrete decking, upon the property located at 18025 Shepherd Valley Road (Locator Number 22V610077, Shepherd Valley Subdivision – Lot 18), which would authorize a rear yard setback distance of five point five (5.5) feet in lieu of the thirty (30) foot standard. This request is contrary to the requirements of Chapter 415.090 NU Non-Urban Residence District Regulations of the City of Wildwood Zoning Ordinance. (Ward Three)

The City of Wildwood will provide reasonable accommodations for persons attending Board of Adjustment meetings.  Requests for reasonable accommodations should be made directly to Megan Eldridge, City Clerk, at 636-458-0440, or email at, at least 48 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

If you would like to submit a comment regarding an item on this meeting agenda, please visit the Form Center.